Crinum powellii

Crinum powellii
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Common Name: Powell Lily, Swamp Lily

Plant Family: Amaryllidaceae

Useful for:  Growing in Pots
Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Late summer
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Flower Colour:  Pink
Scented flowers or leaves:  Scented Flowers
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Upright
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus

Bulbous plant from South Africa with large, funnel-shaped, soft pink flowers with a lovely evening fragrance. Flowers in late summer. They prefer fertile, humus-rich soil in full sun. Also suitable for growing in pots. The neck of the bulb should be above the surface of the soil. All parts may cause mild stomach upset if ingested. Foliage can be an irritant. Flowering height: 1.5m (5 feet)

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